How Does a Palatal Expander Work?

One sign of a truly beautiful smile is teeth that are evenly spaced as well as healthy – but for some of us, the crowding of our teeth is a very real problem. Noticeable from a young age, teeth crowding is what happens when teeth become twisted and crooked due to there not being enough […]

When Should People Consider Ceramic Braces?

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Rollins & Peterson Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ is proud to offer a variety of teeth-straightening services. One of our favorite offerings is ceramic braces. When choosing a plan for oral alignment, it is important that you have a full understanding of the features and circumstances that come with each offering. Ceramic braces, while not rare, […]

Who Is the Ideal Candidate for Invisalign?

At Rollins & Peterson Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ, we are proud to offer Invisalign braces as part of our wide array of orthodontic dentistry services. This brand of orthodontic device is one of our most commonly inquired-upon offerings, with many wondering if their orthodontic situation is suitable for this treatment. While invisible braces are highly […]

Accelerated Orthodontics: Is It Right for You?

Regardless of your age, wearing braces is no fun. While they can move your teeth into alignment and give you a perfect smile, braces also involve multiple visits to your orthodontist over an average of 2 years. The time required for braces to work can often be a deterrent for people considering this treatment, especially […]

What Are the Best Types of Braces for Kids?

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Getting braces is an important milestone for children. It signals the coming of their teen years and is a positive commitment to their orthodontic health. Once you’ve made the decision that it’s time for your child to have braces, the next step is to choose what kind. Today, there are many types of braces for […]

Metal Braces

metal braces

Do you have crooked teeth or gaps that you want to fix? Metal braces are the most common orthodontic solution for tooth misalignment. You may want to consider metal orthodontics due to their reliability and durability. At Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ, we offer metal braces that are more advanced and sleeker than […]

Ceramic Braces

Ceramic Braces

Do you want to position your teeth properly without the obvious appearance of metal braces getting in your way? Ceramic braces make an excellent alternative to metal braces, which can bring about unwanted discomfort and appearance. If you want to know if ceramic is the right material for your orthodontic treatment, contact Rollins & Petersen […]

Invisalign Teen FAQs: How Old Should You Be to Use Invisalign?

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FAQs for Invisalign Teen The teenage years are considered the best time to get healthier, straighter teeth. Malalignment issues can be fixed with relative ease at this time because the body is still growing and can respond quickly to correctional measures. For teens, many orthodontic options exist. At Rollins & Peterson Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ, we […]

How Does iTero Scanner Work and Know more option for braces

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Understanding Intraoral Scanning Your quest for the elusive perfect smile is about to come to an end. Rollins & Peterson Orthodontics in Mesa, AZ uses the revolutionary iTero scanner, which is the industry standard for intraoral scanning. This scanner produces the most detailed 3D scans of any scanner on the market. This article explains the […]

How Are Ceramic Braces Put On? Know if you’re best candidate for this!

Ceramic Braces

If you experience common dental concerns like crooked teeth, gaps, or a misaligned bite, your dentist may have mentioned braces as a possible solution. However, this doesn’t mean that you’ll need metal brackets and wires. Ceramic braces are a less noticeable alternative to traditional braces. They are proudly offered as a treatment option at Rollins […]